We create intimate trips
Enjoy carefully selected experiences and exceptional destinations on a personalized trip to Portugal and Spain. As Portugal-based travel designers, we work closely with you to create the bespoke luxury vacation you desire. Experience the food, art, culture, history, wine, nature, crafts, fashion and shopping, spas and wellness of Portugal and Spain and much more. Your personalized private tour may include:
– A fully personalized travel itinerary, visible in our app
- A professional driver and a superior vehicle
– Certified tour guides
– Private experiences and exclusive moments
– The best hotel rooms
– Restaurants, concerts or sporting events
you can contact ushere. As soon as we receive your message, we will arrangea 15-minute discovery callwith our luxury travel consultant, Hayley. She will learn more about you and your travel style to create your personalized trip to Portugal and Spain.
food and wine
On our personalized tours in Portugal, we take you to the most authentic restaurants and wineries. Our tour guides are specialists in Portuguese gastronomy and wines. You will be introduced to regional dishes, culinary specialties, table and port wines on all personalized tours in Portugal. From rural and unknown taverns to Michelin restaurants in the city, we have a vast knowledge of all the different cuisines in Portugal and we adapt to each individual taste. Gastronomic experiences include oenologist for a day, chef's table, cooking classes, fado dinners, gastronomic tours, wine and olive oil tastings, harvest experiences and gastronomic festivals.
Portugal has many traditional ways of working, mainly with the hands. On a personalized tour of Portugal, discover arts and crafts, including basketry, tiles, filigree jewelry, woodworking, ceramics, textiles and much more. We offer unique experiences on our bespoke tours with local artisans; whether it's watching them work or taking a class yourself. You'll learn about local traditions and rural life, especially crafts that are in danger of disappearing. A wonderful view of Portugal.
Portugal's monuments are vast and different for each region. The influences are so diverse and range from Neolithic, Roman, Moorish and Manueline. We present you some outstanding destinations and the history of Portugal. From grand palaces to medieval castles, Portugal has a lot of history to see and experience. Your personalized tour in Portugal can also include a certified tour guide, who will describe the history of each place in detail, while you enjoy your tripPersonalized Tour Portugal.
unique experiences in nature
We offer memorable and unique experiences in nature on our personalized tours of Portugal. Each region has its own experiences related to nature, landscape and the environment. These include wonderful unique experiences such as stargazing, hilltop picnics, globe tours, coastal sailing, hiking with a Portuguese shepherd, horse riding, helicopter tours, mountain biking, wolf tracking, bird watching and more. Our personalized Portugal tours are the best way to truly experience Portugal's nature at its best.
off the beaten track
A custom tour is the perfect opportunity to get off the beaten path and see exactly what you want to see. We will take you to rural corners, secret beaches, hidden monuments, hilltop ruins and much more. Discover beautiful and hidden regions of Portugal, on the road less travelled. Make your personalized Portugal tour totally unique, exploring unique rural and mountainous locations, sampling local culinary specialties and learning the history and tales of these enchanting destinations.
time in the water
Spending time on the water in Portugal is an unforgettable experience. Hire a private yacht and sail along the coast past beautiful natural parks, or stay in one of Portugal's beautiful bays, drop anchor and swim. You can also enjoy a relaxing sunset boat trip on the impressive Douro River. We can also organize water sports such as surfing, kayaking and SUP. With Portugal offering so much coastline, time on the water is perfect for all custom Portugal tours.
spas and wellness
Portugal is home to some of the best spas in Europe. Most of them are in the midst of stunning nature, with incredible scenery. Choose from a menu of body treatments, massages and facials. Enjoy infrared saunas, steam rooms, laconium and herbal saunas, as well as indoor pools with underwater sound therapy, color therapy and massage jets. Enjoy lunch at thermal hotels and sample regional wines and tasting menus inspired by markets across the country. You can always extend your personalized tour by visiting nearby spa towns and browsing rural shops for artisanal goods such as food, wine and beauty.
Portuguese culture is rich and diverse. Discover all that Portugal has to offer, from traditional to contemporary culture. We organize street art tours, gastronomic walking tours, fado shows, tickets to concerts and sporting events. Explore the many museums and art galleries in Lisbon and Porto. Immerse yourself in café culture, visit theater and have fun in bustling cities on our personalized Portugal tours.
Hello, I'm Hayley.
I believeclassic Portugalin 2019 to share my passion for discovering Portugal as a tourist, because I was! In 2016 I moved from London to Lisbon to follow my love of surfing. Since then I've spent a lot of time traveling around Portugal, experiencing the country in many different ways, from visiting Lisbon's great monuments to walking through the mountains with a traditional Portuguese shepherd. Nowadays I am constantly looking for new places and new experiences in this beautiful country. I love sharing what I've discovered with our international visitors and I strive tocraft toursand events with luxury in mind. Schedule your discovery call with me below...
Founder | TRAVEL DESIGNER
luxury travel reviews
"Hayley at Classic Portugal organized and planned a 10 day trip around Portugal for me and a friend, with a guide and driver to accompany us throughout the trip. Hayley went out of her way to get to know us, our interests, skills , preferences and style. , and then put together a fabulous trip! The tour was diverse and interesting, covering many areas and aspects of the country, both historic and modern, cities and countryside. The guide, Tiago, was excellent. Hayley was extremely helpful before , during and after the trip, helping us deal with many different issues. A+ in everything!"
ellie e robert
"My wife and I took the private tour of Sintra and surroundings. It was one of the most memorable experiences of my life and a day we will not forget. This is mainly attributed to the professionalism of Classic Portugal Tours. Our tour guide, Goncalo, was exceptionally knowledgeable The itinerary didn't make you feel too rushed It was the perfect length The car was clean and spacious with a glass roof to enjoy the views Can't say enough positive things about Classic Portugal Tours - highly recommended to check out culture, history and everything that Portugal has to offer".
"Hayley and the team did a wonderful job of introducing us to Portugal on our 14 day bespoke tour! We felt we were very well looked after during the trip. We loved seeing so much of Northern Portugal - there is so much diversity in the different cities and landscapes. Overall, the trip was well organized and the app made it easy to keep track of all the details and tickets."
Doreen and Stephen
"We had a wonderful personalized tour of the Douro Valley with tour guide Bruno. We requested a non-traditional tour of the Douro region and villages, with a focus on artisans, gastronomy and rural life. Hayley from Classic Portugal and certified tour The guide, Bruno, delivered a 5 star tour. You won't go wrong if you book a tour with them. They did everything we asked of them."